Kalamata is Messinia's capital, on the south-western corner of Peloponnese. The city is not among the prettiest although the old town around kastro is fairly picturesque and its waterfront is lively. Kalamata was damaged by both earthquakes and Turks. From here cruisers are able to visit the ruins of ancient Messene (Messini) lying in a valley below Mavromati village. Established in 371BC when Thebans defeated Sparta, the new capital of Messini was built as a defensive city to watch over Sparta.
The circular Arcadian Gate and the surviving section of the defensive walls are up from the village. Steep paths lead to the ancient ruins where the major excavations are in asklepion centred on Doric Temple. Further downhill is the location of the largely intact stadium surrounded by remains of a big gymnasium. It is possible to reach the splendid ruins of mighty Mystras, crowned by imposing fortress.
The Kalamata cruise port map is interactive. It shows the port's exact location, along with the real-time cruise ship traffic (if any) in its vicinity - today, and right now. By zooming-out you can see other cruise ship ports located near Kalamata, Greece.
If you lose the Kalamata location on the map, simply reload the page (also with F5 button). This feature is integrated with the CruiseMapper's cruise ship tracker tracking the vessels' current positions at sea and in ports.
Port Kalamata cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Kalamata, Greece. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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